#5 Anyone can fall victim to depression
“Listen folks, if you want your son to grow up to be a man, don’t have him run around on a field kicking a ball, get him wrestling.” –Ben Askren
I feel I speak on behalf of every single person that has dealt with these issues that it shouldn’t GET better, it should BE better from day one.
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